White House reportedly opposes Gov. Bryant’s decision to appoint Cindy Hyde-Smith to Senate

President Donald Trump reportedly has no plans to endorse Cindy Hyde-Smith in November's special election. 


Chris McDaniel supporters pen open letter asking President Trump to oppose Cindy Hyde-Smith

A group of Chris McDaniel supporters called on President Donald Trump Wednesday to oppose Cindy Hyde-Smith's appointment to ...


Cindy Hyde-Smith is about to become Mississippi’s first female U.S. senator

Cindy Hyde-Smith will become Mississippi’s first female U.S. senator Wednesday.


Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran isn’t just leaving Washington. He’s also leaving behind Jefferson Davis’s old desk

Sen. Thad Cochran's Senate Chamber desk once belonged to Jefferson Davis, who resigned in 1861 after Mississippi seceded ...


Could a Democrat win in Mississippi in 2018? What the nation is saying about Thad Cochran’s resignation

Mississippi was already poised for an eventful election year, but the impending retirement of longtime U.S. Senator Thad ...


Sen. Thad Cochran will resign April 1 due to health problems

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is resigning April 1 due to "health problems," according to the Associated Press. 


Starkville officials will revisit Pride Parade in light of federal lawsuit, financial burden

Weeks after the Starkville Board of Aldermen denied a local LGBT organization's request to hold a Pride Parade, ...


A bill intended to strengthen Mississippi dogfighting laws might make them even more lax

A bill to strengthen dogfighting laws in Mississippi may now have the opposite effect after state representatives amended ...


The case for letting ‘Birthright Mississippians’ vote in elections

All I’m asking is that we Mississippi Birthrighters adrift in other states get the same rights to vote ...


What is kratom and why does Mississippi want to make it illegal?

Several Mississippi lawmakers want to criminalize the use of kratom—a plant that's become increasingly popular in the United ...

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